One of the greatest challenges of parenting is navigating those crucial conversations with our kids. Kristin Scroggins is a pastor’s wife and mother of eight. She has had plenty of conversations about the tough issues of our day with her own children and with parents who are scared and seeking wisdom. She joins guest host Ed Stetzer with a biblical perspective on issues like gender confusion, bullies, social media use, peer pressure, and more.
Kristin and her husband Jimmy have been married for 26 years and have 8 children. They have served at Family Church since Jimmy became the lead pastor in 2008. Kristin is a gifted Bible teacher and speaker. She is a frequent mentor to young moms. She has a passion to help women in ministry (especially wives of pastors) thrive in their marriages and their parenting. Kristin can be heard on The Mom Village podcast at familychurchnetwork.com
Ed Stetzer holds the Billy Graham Chair of Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton College, serves as Dean of the School of Mission, Ministry, and Leadership at Wheaton College, and serves as Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center. He is a prolific author and conference speaker and has planted, revitalized and pastored churches & trained pastors on six continents. Ed holds two masters degrees and two doctorates and is a contributing editor for Christianity Today. He is the host of the weekly program, Ed Stetzer Live on Moody Radio and is a contributing editor for Christianity Today.
Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is the author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of 6 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.
Equipped with Chris Brooks encourages listeners to live to grow spiritually, think Biblically, and live compassionately in a world that desperately needs our Savior. Chris examines all of life through the lens of a Biblical Worldview, equipping believers to live, share and defend their faith in today's rapidly changing culture.